One thing why most of them use WordPress is because of it`s awesome features. Yesterday, while working on a blog post tried to make it in two posts as the post was long but I wonder what is the use of “more tag” after browsing few blogs I found very interesting thing.
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Using WordPress next page we can actually make a post into two pages.
Using this tag you can make a long post to two pages.
That`s it! When you apply this you find Pages 1,2.3 under the post. For instance like this.
I know you`re worried about URL structure.
This is how you will have URL of the post for page 2.
Canonical tag in each post for SEO
Though this post is broken to 6 pages, in all those 6 pages you will see canonical tag telling search bots to index main top level page. Anyway if you don`t see no need to worry as Google`s search bots is smart enough that it automatically takes top level page.
For more such SEO tips read this post 10 On Page SEO Optimization Techniques to Improve Rankings
While using <!–nextpage–> make sure that every page will stand on its own, it should`nt totally depend on initial page. For this add images at the starting of the every page to make it look good. And check with your blog design while using nextpage, as few WordPress themes don`t display right below the post.
Did you ever, use nextpage tag in your post? Or did you use any plugin in it`s place. Share your views in comments.